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Nov 14, 2012 10:00pm EST
afghanistan commander general john allen. when asked if the fbi should have revealed the investigation to him in the country prior to the election, the president withheld judgment. >> it is also possible that, had we been told, then you would be sitting here asking about why are you interfering in a criminal investigation? >> reporter: on the fiscal cliff the country faces at the end of the year, the president insisted he would not extend bush tax cuts for the wealthy but demanded middle class tax cuts get extended now >> i'm confident that parties, folks of good will in both parties can make that happen. what i'm not going to do is to extend bush tax cuts for the wealthiest 2% that we can't afford and, according to economists, will have the least positive impact on our economy. >> reporter: the president grew emotional when asked about republicans who had blasted u.n. ambassador susan rice for her comments opt benghazi attack adding that it would not affect her possible nomination as secretary of state. for them to go after the u.n. ambassador who had nothing to do with benghazi and was
Nov 13, 2012 10:00pm EST
. >> the american commander in afghanistan general john allen is now facing an internal investigation for his communications with the woman at the heart of the dave petraeus controversy. here's where things stand. we'll begin with connecting some of the dots. tampa resident jill kelley acted as a volunteer social liaison with the air force base there. she contacted the fbi about anonymous so-called threatening e-mails. the fbi traced the e-mails to paula broadwell, the woman who wrote a biography on general david petraeus. the fbi discovered the two had an affair and petraeus resigned as cia director last friday. now another four star general is being dragged into the sex scandal. general john allen, the man running the war in afghanistan, is being investigated for what may have been potentially inappropriate e-mails with none other than jill kelley, the socialite who sparked the investigation into petraeus in the first place. allen and kelley deny any wrongdoing and the white house backs him up. allen remains president obama's choice to become the supreme allied commander of nato for
Nov 12, 2012 10:00pm EST
. >> reporter: it's moving day. john peck is a marine who earned two purple hearts. today he's being given a house. he has given much more than that. >> i remember vaguely seeing my guys. i kept blacking out. all i remember is saying i don't want to die here. i ain't going to die in this place. >> reporter: he woke up 2 1/2 months later and learned he'd been hit by an ied in afghanistan. he lost all four limbs. >> at first i do admit there were very extremely rough days. i was not a pleasant person. >> reporter: but he has adjusted and today he gets his freedom thanks to the work of the gary sinise foundation and the tunnel to tower foundation. >> the home is given to him free and clear. there's no mortgage. >> reporter: the kitchen sink is mounted especially for him. the cabinets move. a lot of what's in the house is motion sensorred. for example, you step into the bathroom and the toilet seats pop up. over here you can just wave in front of it and the sink turns on. >> this is the brains of the home. >> reporter: he can run all the electronics from an ipad. kristen pruitt's company ameri
Nov 11, 2012 10:00pm EST
it down, just drop it. all right. we were able to use all that great john williams music. i mean, they really gave us the tools to do this right, and... and it was because they trusted us. they knew that we were fans and that we weren't gonna... we weren't gonna destroy their property. (train whistle blowing) (people talking indistinctly) i say, brian, look, three rows down. what? is that tom bosley? what would tom bosley be doing on a train in switzerland? i'm almost certain. tom! did he look? i don't know. well, if i yell, you have to watch. tom bosley! no, it's not him. huh. the road shows have been a lot of fun. we started with "road to rhode island" in season one. and, uh, seth had this idea to do an episode based on those bob hope, bing crosby road shows. seth, as you probably know, loves bob hope. and, you know, is very familiar with those movies and the music from those movies and... so, i think that having "road to..." with brian and stewie, they're sort of our bing crosby and bob hope. up until that point stewie had kind of existed in his own world. he would talk to rup
Nov 15, 2012 10:00pm EST
. anne arundel county police began investigating john charles farrow after two women came forward and said he abused them as children. he is 66 years old. police want to know if he had other victims. police are asking anyone with information to call them. >>> dozens of d.c. families packed the city council hearing tonight to speak out about a plan to close 20 public schools. in fact, so many signed up to speak a second hearing is scheduled for next week so everyone can be heard. fox 5's audrey barnes was at the wilson building today for the hearing. i imagine this was emotional. >> it was emotional. d.c. chancellor kaya henderson told the standing room only crowd her thinking behind the closures. rather than continuing to spend money and use resources on half empty schools she wants to close them and focus on academic achievement. i talked with several people tonight who said the closures will probably force them to abandon d.c. schools altogether including a first year teacher. chita mauchi is a first year teacher recruited from virginia but now comes word that malcomb x elementary i
Nov 16, 2012 10:00pm EST
talking about the topics of civility and nonviolence much more often than they used to. john henrehan, fox 5 news. >>> the confrontation between israel and the palestinians is escalating. egypt's new islamist government is promising to stand by the palestinians and is telling israel to end its airstrikes on gaza, this as palestinians fire rockets at jerusalem and israel calls up 16,000 reservists increasing the likelihood of a full scale ground war. fox's david lee miller is near the gaza border with more. >> reporter: for the third day in a row israelis ran for cover from rockets by pal standian militants. -- palestinian militants. more than 150 attacks were launched that caused panic and destruction but no fatalities. for the first time in the current conflict air raid sirens were heard in jerusalem where two rockets reportedly landed in an empty field in the outskirts of the city and for the second day in a row israel's largest city tel aviv came under attack. a rocket landed in an unpopulated area. the use of longer range rockets fired by palestinian militants has put more than 4
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